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Tips for Controlling Allergies

Just when it’s warm enough to open our windows and let some fresh air in, the sneezing starts. Then comes the itchy eyes and the […]

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A Day in the Life: A Boston Doctor on April 15, 2013

The doctors, nurses, and other hospital staff in the greater Boston area have worked tirelessly to provide the best medical care possible to the victims of the […]

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Red Meat Linked to Heart Disease—Again

If you’ve been toying with the idea of vegetarianism, a new study from the Cleveland Clinic may cement your decision. The study, published in the […]

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Mushrooms Can Provide as Much Vitamin D as Supplements, Researchers Say

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) discovered that eating mushrooms containing Vitamin D2 can be as effective at increasing and maintaining vitamin D […]

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Marathon Medical Costs Likely In the Millions

In the days since the Boston Marathon attacks, a lot of attention has (rightfully) been given to how amazing our city’s medical community is. The […]

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Ask the Expert: What is Broken Heart Syndrome?

Many of us are so lost this week we don’t even know what day it is. But having a heavy heart can also be bad […]

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Medical Response Helped by Training, Speed

As horrible as Monday’s tragic events were, some solace can be taken in the fact that they happened in a city with some of the […]

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Updates: Third Fatality Identified, Dozens Still Critical

Updated 11:24 a.m.: Boston Medical Center treated patients with injuries ranging from scalp wounds and abdominal wounds, to soft tissue injuries and lower leg injuries. Of […]

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How to Heal as a City

Sometimes there are no words, and at this time, we are seeking professional help. Dr. Steven Schlozman is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, […]

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Letter Asks Supermarkets to Limit Soda Sales

You’re waiting in line, seemingly forever, at the supermarket. A cooler full of sodas, juices, and smoothies catches your eye. Why not grab one while […]

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Researchers Find New Way to Study, Treat Lung Disease

New research from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) points to a new way to study and potentially treat a common and deadly lung disease […]

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New Research Exposes Possible Cancer Treatment

Scientists from the Whitehead Institute discovered important information about how cells’ identity and function are controlled, which, in turn, will help them understand what goes wrong […]

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Judge Orders Plan B to Be Sold To All

Next time you’re browsing the aisles at CVS, something new might catch your eye: Plan B. The so-called “morning-after pill,” which prevents a fertilized egg […]

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Elite Marathoner Meb Keflezighi Forced to Withdraw from Boston Marathon

Meb Keflezighi, a three-time Olympic marathoner who won the 2009 New York City Marathon and was the 2004 Olympic marathon silver medalist, was planning on […]

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Q&A: Neuropsychiatrist Jon Lieff on President Obama’s New Brain Initiative

This week, President Obama announced that $100 million will be invested in a new research initiative called Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN). BRAIN’s […]